en banc

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adverb or adjective \äⁿ-ˈbäⁿk\

Definition of en banc

  1. :  in full court :  with full judiciary authority

Origin and Etymology of en banc

French, on the bench


First Known Use: 1863


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en banc

adverb or adjective \in-ˈbaŋk, äⁿ-ˈbäⁿk\
variants: also

in banc

also

in bank

\in-ˈbaŋk, äⁿ-ˈbäⁿk\

Legal Definition of en banc

  1. :  with all judges or a quorum of judges present :  in full court an en banc rehearing heard very few matters en banc — H. B. Zobel

Origin and Etymology of en banc

Anglo-French en banke, literally, on the bench

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